Prayer in time of need
“The eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, and his ears are open unto their cry” (Psa. 34:15).
“In my distress I called upon the Lord, and cried unto my God: he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him, even into his ears” (Psa. 18:6).
Trouble and fear are very spurs to prayer. I, in anguish of mind and vehement tribulation and affliction, called to the Lord, when not only the ungodly, but even my faithful brethren, yes, and my own self judged my cause irremediable. Therefore dare I be bold, in the verity of God’s Word, to promise that, notwithstanding the vehemency of trouble, the long continuance ...